Cortland is the current President & CEO of Out in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional society focused on LGBTQ people in the STEM community. With more than 75 student chapters at colleges/universities and professional chapters launching in cities across the United States and abroad, oSTEM is the largest chapter-based organization focused on LGBTQ people in STEM.
In addition to his role within oSTEM, Cortland works full-time at Accenture, a leading multinational strategy, digital, and technology consulting firm, as the Southeast US Strategic Operations Manager.
Cortland holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida where he founded the UF oSTEM Chapter, served on the Presidential LGBTQ Concerns Committee adding “gender identity” and “gender expression” to UF’s non-discrimination policy, and was the Senior Ambassador for LGBTQ Affairs. For fun, Cortland enjoys exploring Atlanta, being outdoors, and trying new restaurants.